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Brussels Agenda - September 2017

Read the September edition, for all the latest EU developments.

EU Withdrawal Bill risks legislative competence of Scottish Parliament

The Law Society of Scotland has raised a series of concerns in advance of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’s second reading at Westminster on Thursday, 7 September.

'No globalisation without representation' an international blog

Katie Hay, head of international at the Law Society, discusses our our work towards becoming a truly international world-class professional body and urges Scottish solicitors working internationally to get involved.

Society urges that rule of law and litigants should be at the heart of Brexit talks on CJEU

The Law Society of Scotland has said that it will be critically important for the UK Government and EU Commission to consider the needs of litigants with cases going before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) prior to Brexit.

Brussels Agenda - July/August 2017

Read the July/August edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Bringing the world to ‘world-class’

Sarah Sutton, digital communications executive at the Law Society, talks about her bright idea to ensure international representation on the Society’s Council.

"Whole of governance" approach needed for exiting EU

A "whole of governance" approach is needed following the introduction of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, the first of eight Brexit Bills, which sets out how EU-derived law will be incorporated into UK law following the repeal the 1972 European Communities Act on the day of exit.

Brussels Agenda - June 2017

Read the June edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Brussels Agenda - May 2017

Read the May edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Brussels Agenda - April 2017

Read the April edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Law Society of Scotland highlights priorities for legal profession and EU nationals as Article 50 is triggered

Commenting on the triggering of Article 50 by the UK Prime Minister today, Wednesday, 29 March, Lorna Jack, Chief Executive of the Law Society of Scotland, said: “Leaving the European Union is arguably the biggest constitutional change for the UK since 1945, with today’s triggering of Article 50 marking the start of serious negotiations on the terms of our withdrawal."

Brussels Agenda - March 2017

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.